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    Your ideas for a dress

    Hi everyone !

    I'd like to know what kind of dress you think would fit a free program to The Addams Family Values Soundtrack ? Do you have any ideas (colors - other than black, sleeves, back) ?

    It is not an artistic program so I don't want my dress to look like I stole it from Wednesday's wardrobe

    Thank you !!

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    Well...it's the Addams Family. Black is kind of expected. I suppose you could go with a very dark maroon. But it's hard to know without knowing what colours suit you and what styles suit you.

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    In fact, I wanted to know if somebody had a different point of view for the color. IMO black is also what suits the music best and in other colors, let's say dark blue or very dark red, I'd be afraid that it would look like a tango dress.

    I have blue eyes, medium brown hair and light skin tone during winter (if it can help).

    I thought I could go with a black dress and black sequins :
    sheer long sleeves, open back... à la Carolina Kostner but in a creepy style
    OR strapless with an angular sweetheart neckline and add some details on the arms.

    Maybe I could rely on my makeup to make it more dramatic (dark red lipstick, for example).

    How does that sound ?

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    What about dark grey, something similar in shading to like Farris' FS shirt this season but darker? Black might be too much for someone who is very pale.

    I'm not sure about a low back. Sequinned cobwebs across a low back I could get behind. Maybe a bit of cream lace detail for that old-fashioned look.

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    I like the idea of dark grey! Maybe some sort of Adams family themed black belt that steals just enough attention away from the dress itself. I'm better at choosing music for skaters though I must admit. I would maybe consider some black and white striped socks too but maybe that's going too far because they could be purple and black stripes

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    If it's Addams, your choices are Wednesday & Morticia.


    http://www.costumecollection.com.au/...y-costume.html

    I love the socks and the graphic look of the above costume. Also Wednesday wore chintz in a number of episodes, and a kind of Pocahontas outfit in one other.

    This purple with black spiderwebs works, perhaps. With Morticia, the makeup does half thr work
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz...Halloween.html

    JLo gets a Morticia effect with dark burgundy
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz...ity-Award.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam-Skwantch View Post
    I like the idea of dark grey! Maybe some sort of Adams family themed black belt that steals just enough attention away from the dress itself. I'm better at choosing music for skaters though I must admit. I would maybe consider some black and white striped socks too but maybe that's going too far because they could be purple and black stripes
    Ooh, yeah, a smoky gray, maybe starting lighter and gradually darkening as you get to the bottom of the dress. It could be edged in black. The edges could be jagged, like a handkerchief skirt, or angled in one direction. Maybe a spot of red somewhere.

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    @ Karne : well i'm not THAT pale :P i previously had a black dress with pink accents and underskirt for a tango music and it didn't look harsh. in fact, i'm afraid light grey would have the opposite effect, since this color doesn't really stand out from the white ice.

    @Dorispulaski : Thanks for the pictures, i liiiike JLo's dress !

    @Olympia : yeah i love the jagged edges idea for the skirt

    here are some dress i liked :
    Love the cobwebs effect
    Love the style but i think it would be too much

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    The second one would be darn hard to skate in but it is awesome.
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    Hahaha I said I liked the style, not the length

    But for Halloween this dress would be awesome ! I'm in love with it, it's simple yet complete.

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    Personally what I would probably do is have a base leotard that is a royal purple with black mesh over the chest and a long black flowing skirt with back crystal spiderweb designs. If you know how to sew, this would be a great option.

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    Here are some very nice dresses. http://www.galialahav.com/
    https://www.facebook.com/Fashionweek...eline?filter=1
    https://www.google.it/search?q=Galia...2F%3B600%3B900

    I like this dress: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&theater

    Of course you could change the colour. Doesn't have to be black or white.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alba View Post
    Here are some very nice dresses. ...I like this dress: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=1&theater
    in black of course, the back is like a spider cobweb...
    or a mix of dark grey and black, with laces.
    I like also Dorispulaski 's choices
    galialahav is too high fashion

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    @Alba : Thank you !!! I found some really good ideas within these pictures

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    Oh I found this dress http://www.jerryskate.com/product/1662.aspx and while I think it is too bright A grey or purple color under the black would work well. Oh and Iskate handmade a dress specifically for that music that is under the dazzle dazzle 2 section on their website.

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